On 15 December 2009, the House of Lords EU Select Committee issued a call for evidence on the European Commission Communications on ensuring safe and sound derivatives markets.
In particular the Committee is looking for evidence on:
- The Commission's intention to produce legislation regulating the activities for central counterparties.
- The creation of European legislation to provide a common legal framework for the operation of trade repositories.
The deadline for written evidence is 1 February 2010.